Suspects Arrested After Trying To Dismantle Antique Farm Equipment

Two people suspected of trying to dismantle antique farm equipment to steal the metal are under arrest after crashing their SUV when Martin County Deputies started chasing them.

The Martin County Sheriff's Office says Montreal Williams and Michelle Pittman were suspected in a metal theft that was going on on NC Highway 903 near Roy Beach Road.

A description of their vehicle was given out and was spotted traveling North on NC Highway 125 at a high rate of speed. Deputies began to pursue the vehicle and it crashed in a ditch. Two small children were also inside.

The investigation determined that Williams and Pittman were dismantling an antique piece of farm equipment. The estimated amount of loss was $2,000.

Williams and Pittman were both arrested and charged with felony larceny.

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  • by Pete Location: Grifton on Mar 21, 2012 at 06:43 PM
    Greg if you had 21 teleprompters like Obama you could spell & read too!
  • by Turnip on Mar 21, 2012 at 02:59 PM
    Was their car totaled? Because they can sell it for scrap to help with bail!
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      by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 06:27 PM in reply to Turnip
  • by Jake on Mar 21, 2012 at 11:51 AM
    What a horrible picture...I mean I can barely see them????????
  • by J.D. Location: ENC on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:43 AM
    Just another example of why drugs should be on every street corner. Give these crack heads what they want. It will keep them from having to steal from hard working folks. Put pure cocaine in 55 gallon drums on every street corner let them have all they want. Once it is free they want have to do $ 5000.00 dollars worth of damage to get 5 dollars worth of metal. Give it to them let them overdose and be done with the lazy no good bunch.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:23 AM
    Good pictures of the antique farm equipment in the video.
  • by 40some on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:08 AM
    Crack Metal!
  • by WOW Location: Beaufort on Mar 21, 2012 at 07:00 AM
    Tow more candidateds for this year's Darwin Award...
  • by what in the world? on Mar 21, 2012 at 05:30 AM
    montreal is always into something. ive been knowing him all my life. he was a trouble maker in school now look,now he's stealing metal to take to sell to get money bc he dont want to work for honest money. he wont be satisfied until he lands himself in jail permanently this time.
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      by Anonymous on Mar 22, 2012 at 02:21 AM in reply to what in the world?
      what he needs is a hollow point
  • by greg on Mar 21, 2012 at 04:48 AM
    at least obama can spell
  • by Mr. Ironic Location: East on Mar 21, 2012 at 03:38 AM
    Antique farm equipment???? wocka wocka
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